Woodend Activities

Activities and Local Attractions

Kaiapoi Golf Club

Only 8 minutes drive from the camp.
Come and Play a round of Golf $20 and then enjoy the Café & Bar Restaurant.
Open 7 days.

www.kaiapoigolf.co.nz
Kaiapoi Golf Club

Rangiora Golf Club

Located in beautiful North Canterbury, just 9 minutes drive from the camp. The Rangiora Golf Club boasts country hospitality with all the city conveniences. This spectacular course will provide a great day out for all levels of golfing ability. Whether you are looking to join in one of the many competitions or just looking to play casually, they look forward to welcoming you to the course.

www.rangioragolfclub.co.nz
Rangiora Golf Club

Wee Dram Farm Park

Located in Fernside just out of Rangiora, 17 minutes drive away.
The perfect place to get hands on with all sorts of animals and learn about county life, feed fluffy baby animals and even go on pony rides.
Open Thursday, Friday and Sunday 10am to 4pm or by appointment for group bookings.

www.weedramfarm.co.nz
Wee Dram Farm Park

Waimak River Horse Treks

Open 7 days a week every day of the year except Christmas Day!
Waimak River Horse Treks Ltd and Waimak River Adventures Ltd were set up by Erika and Stan McStay in February 2001 for the purpose of providing a safe and enjoyable riding experience for riders of all abilities. Situated at Belfast, only 14 minutes drive from the camp.

www.gohorsetrekking.co.nz
Waimak River Horse Treks /

National Scout Museum, Kaiapoi

The National Scout Museum has a permanent display detailing the history of Scouting in New Zealand starting from Baden Powell's story and his founding of the movement, before covering the origins of Scouting in New Zealand.

www.visitwaimakariri.co.nz
National Scout Museum

Rangiora Museum

Take a step back in time and see how the people of the Rangiora and districts used to live. Rangiora Museum is a local history museum with a very extensive photographic and archival collection covering Rangiora and Districts.

www.visitwaimakariri.co.nz
Rangiora Museum

Northbrook Colonial Museum Rangiora

On the outskirts of Rangiora, set on a tranquil rural property, the Northbrook Colonial Museum boasts an extensive range of New Zealand's colonial history. Go back in time and experience some of our fascinating history including an early street comprising shops of butcher, chemist, hardware etc.

www.visitwaimakariri.co.nz
Northbrook Colonial Museum Rangiora

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Willowbank prides itself on its conservation and rehabilitation of rare and endangered species.
Just a 19 minute drive into town. Open from 9.30am to 7pm.

www.willowbank.co.nz
Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Orana Wildlife Park

Orana Park is New Zealand's only open range zoo, set in 80 hectares and home to over 400 animals representing 70 species.
Bit more of a drive being 30 minutes but definitely worth the trip! Home to New Zealand's only Gorillas!

www.oranawildlifepark.co.nz
Orana Wildlife Park

International Antarctic Centre

The Antarctic Centre has twice been judged New Zealand's best attraction and features a snow and ice experience, an all-terrain Haggland ride, and over 30 little blue penguins in a state-of-the-art facility. Also onsite is Priestley's Antarctic Café which has a range of tasty menu options to fuel your explorations and is open daily from 8am til 5pm.
Situated 24 minutes drive from the camp.

www.iceberg.co.nz
International Antarctic Centre

Pegasus Walkway

The Pegasus walkway takes you the length of the Tuhaitara Park (10.5km) from Pines/Kairaki Beach through to Waikuku Beach. This track is a shared trail for walkers, mountainbikers and horses. The Pegasus Walkway goes straight past our camp, most people like to do the shorter walk from here to Pegasus and back. Lovely place to stop for a coffee or refreshment, very beautiful scenery around the lake.

www.visitwaimakariri.co.nz
Pegasus Walkway

Let's Walk Woodend

This colourful map includes seven walks around Woodend ranging in length from 3km to 8km. The map is intended to be a guide that will encourage you to get out and explore Woodend's many interesting areas including parks and reserves, forest, a walk through to Pegasus town and beside farmland through to Tuahiwi. The walks can be extended, shortened, reversed or re-invented – enjoy and have fun.

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Let's Walk Woodend